Police probe pedestrian killed near Maryland transit station

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland are investigating after a pedestrian was hit and killed by a car.

The Montgomery County Police Department said in a news release the crash occurred early Saturday near an intersection not far from the Glenmont Metro station.

Officers identify the pedestrian as 30-year-old Alberto Alexander Duque. They say he was attempting to cross the street when he was hit by a 2013 Toyota Prius. He was taken to a hospital where he died from his injuries.

The driver was a 47-year-old man.

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Detectives are continuing to investigate and no charges were immediately announced.

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